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Bathysauridae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162778

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Macristiidae
 
    Bathysaurinae
 
  Common Name(s): deepsea lizardfishes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderCyclosquamata   
                            OrderAulopiformes  – salmons, aulopiforms  
                               SuborderGiganturoidei   
                                  FamilyBathysauridae  – deepsea lizardfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Bathysauroides Baldwin and Johnson in Stiassny et al., 1996  
                                     Genus Bathysaurus Günther, 1878  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bathysauridae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baldwin, Carole C., and G. D. Johnson / Stiassny, M. L .J., L. R. Parenti, and G. D. Johnson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Interrelationships of Aulopiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Interrelationships of Fishes   
  Page(s): 355-404   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-670950-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bathysauridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bathysauridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Russell, B. C. / Carpenter, Kent E., and Volker H. Niem, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bathysauridae: Deepsea lizardfishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific, vol. 3: Batoid fishes, chimaeras and Bony fishes, part 1 (Elopidae to Linophrynidae)   
  Page(s): 1946-1947   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104302-7, 1020-6868  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bathysauridae, deepsea lizardfishes [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Nelson (1994) places the type genus, Bathysaurus Günther 1878, in the Synodontidae, rather than in its own family, but Baldwin & Johnson (1996) treat Bathysauridae as a valid family  
 

 

   

 
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